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Senior Account Manager/Account Director, Financial Services PR – 616942

£45 - 54k plus benefits / year
Finance London

Our client is a fast paced financial services PR agency.  The team needs to hire an experienced Senior Account Manager/Account Director ideally with previous PR agency experience but you absolutely must have a passion for financial services.

There is a really interesting and client list for the successful candidate to work on from day one. The focus is on pensions and investments, with employee benefits also being of interest.

Ideally their new team member will be:

  • Energetic, positive and inquisitive
  • A proactive and creative thinker
  • An excellent communicator – both verbal and written
  • Organised and efficient
  • Able to work to deadlines and cope positively with time pressure
  • Prepared to roll up their sleeves as and when necessary
  • Au fait with a range of PR and marketing communications activities, including social media
  • Able to work as part of a team, but also be able to self-motivate and take ownership of individual projects and tasks
  • Experienced in the UK financial market ideally (although industry training can be provided)

Tasks will include:

  • Working with the team to develop PR and marketing plans and strategies and to implement activity
  • Liaising with clients and attending client meetings and events
  • Building connections and relationships with journalists, clients and industry peers
  • Researching, writing, proofreading and issuing copy – including press releases, articles and blogs
  • Identifying relevant press stories and journalist interests for clients, as well as arranging interviews and commentary
  • Securing opportunities for clients in all relevant publications
  • Keeping up to date with key industry and legislative dates
  • Undertaking relevant market research in a variety of areas
  • Analysing and evaluating media coverage and preparing client reports
  • Willingness to network and provide occasional organisation and support with events, such as press breakfasts and client seminars

The Benefits

  • 25 days’ annual leave plus additional day for birthday
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Flexible working arrangements

Working here is interesting and challenging and the rest of team take a real pride in delivering great results for their clients so you will need to do the same.  The team has a great culture and a very consultative approach.

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